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3 2 1 day ago
I have Foliculor non-hogkins lymphoma in the left abdomen 6-7 cm, for which I am treating with Rituxan infusion but now I have swelling under my left arm, left peck, lower abdomen, inner thighs on both legs. The tumor seems to be shrinking in the last CT scan with contrast. I am also experiencing...
2 1 3 days ago
Hi, I was scratched by my puppy almost 3 weeks ago on my hand while we were playing. My puppy is 10 weeks old and have never been vaccinated before and before he bit me, I have him isolated already since he has mange . I never think of getting anti rabies as it was a very small scratch. Though...
3 2 5 days ago
Hi, I have sebaceous cyst which got infected and abscess was removed with procedure and they asked me to go to surgeon for removal of cyst. after 4 weeks of abscess removal , it started draining again. do i really have to do surgery or can cyst go without surgery.
5 1 5 days ago
Yesterday I developed flue-like symptoms for a 24 hour period, along with joint pain all over, fatigue, chills and fever. The fever broke around 1 am, but today I developed a rash with swelling and pain on my lower right leg. Plus I have pain in my upper right thigh which I experience when I walk...
3 1 Mon, 6 Aug 2018
a lot of symptoms, chronic fatigue even after sleeping 7-8 hour a night. weakness and sore arms and legs, back pain with no exertion. headaches, loss of bladder control, heaviness in chest, had a full cardiac work up.difficulty concentrating and memory loss. weird rashes that come and go, simular...
3 1 Fri, 3 Aug 2018
Hello, I have seen my primary physician for some time now and he was goo up until about a year or so ago I had the following symptoms about 4 years ago I had dull pain located under my armpit areas. He did an ekg and found nothing wrong, but I didn;t think it was heart related. He said he thought...
3 1 Thu, 2 Aug 2018
I have been diagnosed with mono two weeks ago I m recovering slowly and MRI was taken showing spots on my brain I ve been tested for lupus Anaise vitamin aired cell count s a mess some other autoimmune disorders I m wondering what are the marks on the cheeks of my face are from as they are much...
3 1 Tue, 31 Jul 2018
My son saw a dr on tuesday and was diagnoised with a viral infection and some fluid in his ear but told it was ok. Also if he wasn t better by Friday then we needed to been seen for a mono test. The fever broke last night, he s complained of stomach pains off and on and now his ear hurts him a...
3 1 Tue, 31 Jul 2018
three weeks ago I had 2 squimo cell area s removed and it took 20 stiches to close it up. When I went back to have the stiches removed the found a infection. The Dr. had them take a culture and send it to the lab. It came back stage 3 staff infection is this a larger problem? Pardon my typing and...
3 1 Mon, 30 Jul 2018
Hi, I suffered a mild TBI several years ago. I was hit with a golf ball line drive in the forehead. CT scan showed sinusitis immediately after injury but no fractures. The radiologist originally thought it may be a CSF leak at first but ruled that out after a second opinion. Since then I have had...
2 1 Mon, 30 Jul 2018
I have a wound from pulling a skin tag from dry skin on my elbow. It has recently been leaking a LOT of serous fluid. This morning when I changed the bandage, a lot of bright red blood started running out of it. It bled for at least 30 minutes. Noticed that most of the elbow is very red. My...
3 2 Mon, 30 Jul 2018
I had an infection in my knee 2 months ago from what they said was cellulitis. There was a big absess that was cut open to drain the infection. was hospitalized, given IV antibiotics. when I came home I had to go back to work everyday at a convenience store. The incision has been healing but I...
2 1 Fri, 27 Jul 2018
Since Monday I have been running a fever with aches and pains and pressure in my head. My sinuses are wide open. I can breath fine. No chest conjestion vomiting or Diarrhea.Tylenol and Advil are not as helpful as I would like them to be.Tuesday I went to the local clinic. They did a Strep quick...
4 2 Fri, 27 Jul 2018
Hi, I m eighteen years old and about two weeks ago, I had a sinus infection that lasted about two weeks with a lot of mucus. The infection was gone for about a week and a half, but in its wake I was left with an odd sensation of intense burning in my nose when laying down or bending over (a lot...
2 1 Fri, 27 Jul 2018
I m in agony with what appears to be Coccydia. I have slight blood pressure and take 3.75mg of Ramipril per day. The only medication I have in the house is Ibuprofen and out of date Paracetemol. I know Ibuprofen can interfere with blood pressure and the medication that I m taking. What do you...
2 1 Wed, 25 Jul 2018
Hey Doctor, I got chicken pox when I was very young around 6 or 7 years old and I got shingles when I was around 34, now I m 62 I started experiencing the same kind of nerve pain since 8 years ago but no blisters. My son told me and consulted our doctor to get gaba pentene which reduces the pain....
2 1 Wed, 25 Jul 2018
My husband is in the hospital recovering from a staph infection. bacteria was build up on one of his heart valves and he had to have heart surgery. he has been confused about where he is and saying things he normally wouldn t say. i am worried that he was affected mentally by this and wondering...
2 1 Tue, 24 Jul 2018
I m 25, male, have had the second of the 3 part gardasil hpv vaccine. I know that since I won t have the final shot in the 3 part series of gardasil for another few months I could still get HPV if I have vaginal, anal or oral sex. But is it safe for me to kiss someone who has a strain of HPV but...
2 1 Tue, 24 Jul 2018
Hi- I have am recovering from pneumonia - I had it about a year ago - I had it over Christmas and was very sick and now I was just diagnosed again - I have completed two rounds of antibiotics -my question is I have fatigue, coughing, and not feeling well. How long does it take to get over this...
2 1 Mon, 23 Jul 2018
I had a sebaceous cyst for many years on my back. Just now it got erupted and brownish cheesy material was released reducing its size to almost half. Now the skin fold (sac) is still there and isn t draining any more. What should be the next step from here on to prevent any infection??
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